Campgrounds around Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina

Campgrounds around Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina
Wrightsville Beach is on the southern coast of North Carolina. There are miles of beaches to explore and opportunities for a variety of water sports, like swimming, boating and parasailing. Freshwater fishing on the Cape Fear River and deep-sea fishing in the Atlantic are popular. Wilmington is less than 10 miles away, where you can take a horse-drawn carriage ride through historic downtown, join a movie studio tour (many movies have been filmed in Wilmington), take a riverboat cruise or visit the USS Battleship North Carolina. The North Carolina Aquarium is in nearby Fort Fisher.

Wilmington KOA

This bustling campground is five miles from Wrightsville Beach, and its location offers opportunities for a variety of activities, including fishing, kayaking and swimming. RV sites with full hookups (30- and 50-amp electric) and cable TV can accommodate RVs up to 65 feet. There are also tent sites and cabin rentals. Sites come with picnic tables, BBQ grills and free Wi-Fi. The campground has an outdoor swimming pool that's open in the summer, a camp store and a group pavilion. A variety of planned activities, themed weekends and special events, including ice cream socials, potluck dinners and arts and crafts classes are offered throughout the high season, from spring through early fall.

Wilmington KOA
7415 Market St.
Wilmington, NC 28411
(888) 562-5699
www.koa.com

Carolina Beach State Park

This woodsy state park campground, less than 20 miles from Wrightsville Beach, has pull-through sites for small RVs, and several tent sites. No water, electric or sewer hookups are available. There's a bathhouse with hot showers, and campers can access six miles of hiking trails that crisscross the park. The park features a visitor center with exhibits and on-duty park rangers. There's also a marina in the park where campers are welcome to launch and dock their boats. From here, boaters have access to the Cape Fear River, Masonboro Sound and the Atlantic Ocean.


Carolina Beach State Park
1010 State Park Rd.
Carolina Beach, NC 28428
(910) 458-8206
www.ncparks.gov

Winner's RV Park

This small, family-owned campground is about 20 miles from Wrightsville Beach and within walking distance to public beaches. There are 22 full-hookup RV sites with 30- or 50-amp electric service. Both open and shady, wooded sites are available. No tents are allowed, but leashed pets are welcome.

Winner's RV Park
601 North Lake Park Boulevard
Carolina Beach, NC 28428
(910) 458-1098
www.winnersrvpark.com

Article Written By Pamela Wright

Pamela Wright is a freelance writer, author of more than two dozen guidebooks, and hundreds of articles. Her work has appeared in a variety of publications, including "National Geographic Traveler," "Family Circle," "Family Fun," "Backpacker," "Hemispheres," "Cooking Light," "Yankee" and more. An active member of the Society of American Travel Writers, she holds a Bachelor's from Michigan State University

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